Attachimg a brnroh, Fonmmb a thread shahk, Shianki – SINGER 1200 Athena User Manual

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»Stitch: overedge stretch stitch
o Stitch width: to suit button
« Stitch length; C
® Sutton foot

o Feed cover plate



» Attach button foot and feed cover plate to

machine and turn on machine.

® Select cveredge stretch stitch

^ .

»Turn hand wheel

toward you

moves to left side.



• Place garment under foot, then position but­

ton on garment.

® Turn hand wheel again to lower needle Into

left hole of button, and lower foot.

» Turn hand wheel again carefully until needle

is just above right hole. Adjust stitch width,
if required, so that needle will enter right
hole of button. See page 22 for Information

on stitch width control.

» Run machine slowly. Allow at least three

groups of crossover stitches to enter right

hole of button. Finish sewing on left side.

taking two or three tying stitches.

® Remove work from machine leaving 4 In­

ches \10cm) of thread, pull thread ends
through to inside of garment, and knot them
close to fabric to form a secure finish.

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Buttons sewn on coats and jackets should
have a thread shank to make them stand away

from the fabric. A thread shank is formed by
sewing over the blade of a regular machine


® Position needle, garment and button as de­

scribed above.

® Place needle in groove of foot so that point

enters hole in foot first, as shown. The
further in you push needle, the longer the
shank will be.

® After stitching, remove needle from groove

of button foot, remove work from machine,
and cut threads about 6 inches (15cm) from

® Pull needle thread ends to back of button,

form a firm shank between button and fabric

by winding threads tightly around attaching

stitches, and tie thread ends securely.

Attaching a Button